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There are roughly 65 million displaced persons, including 25 million refugees and asylum-seekers and 40 million internally displaced persons. 1.5 The benefits and opportunities of safe, orderly, regular and responsible migration are considerable and are often underestimated. (...) The needs of refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants are explicitly recognized. Its targets deal with issues of specific 3 concern such as education, labour standards, human trafficking, exploitation of children, access to justice and the building of self-reliance and resilience. 1.14 Implementation of all relevant provisions of the Agenda will enable the contribution which migrants are making to sustainable development to be reinforced. (...) In addition, we have adopted a Global Compact on Responsibility-Sharing for Refugees. 4 Commitments for migrants and refugees jointly 2.1 Underlining the importance of a comprehensive approach to the issues involved, we will commit to spare no effort to ensure a humane, sensitive and dignified reception for all persons arriving in large movements, whether refugees or migrants while bearing in mind that all these measures should not undermine our efforts aimed at countering terrorism and combating transnational organized crime. 2.2 We recognize, and will express our commitment to address, the special needs of people in vulnerable situations who are travelling within large movements of refugees and migrants, including women and children at risk; older persons; persons with disabilities; LGBTI persons; and victims of exploitation and abuse in the context of trafficking and smuggling. 2.3 Recognising that States have rights and responsibilities to manage and control their borders, we will commit to implement border management procedures, including disembarkation procedures, which are in conformity with international human rights standards law and, as applicable, international refugee law.
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Score: 728684.33 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...ssianFederation_20July2016.pdf
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We take note with appreciation of ongoing regional developments for the well- being of older persons, and we aim to strengthen efforts for further cooperation and legal frameworks . (...) We recognise that population and ever changing age structure has important implications for climate-related vulnerabilities and the resilience of societies, both nationally and locally; and that children, adolescents, youth, girls, women, older persons and persons living with disabilities, in particular those living in poverty, experience heightened yet differential climate-related vulnerabilities. Most· of all, the Group recognizes the right to development as universal and inalienable.
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Score: 728299.1 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...Item3/ecuador-g77-china_en.pdf
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However, the country’s Constitutional Court and Supreme Court have recognized it as a treaty obligation, encapsulated in the various international instruments to which Colombia is a party that provide for the exercise of the principle. (...) The international instruments binding on Colombia over which universal jurisdiction is expressly recognized are the following: • Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 1948 • The four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 (Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field; Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea; Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War; and Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War) • Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment • American Convention on Human Rights • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights • Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture • International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid Colombia is also party to the following instruments containing the obligation to investigate, prosecute and punish international crimes: • Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons • Convention to Prevent and Punish the Acts of Terrorism Taking the Form of Crimes against 2105928E 5 Persons and Related Extortion that are of International Significance 6. (...) The State therefore has the obligation to prosecute, extradite or refer a person accused of drug trafficking to a competent universal court.
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Score: 728048.4 - https://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth...al_jurisdiction/colombia_e.pdf
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Reaffirms the need to recognize and promote all forms of volunteerism as an issue that involves and benefits all segments of society, including women, children, young persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, minorities, migrants and those who remain excluded for social or economic reasons; 1 A/63/184. A/RES/63/153 3. Recognizes the importance of supportive legislative and fiscal frameworks for the growth and development of volunteerism, and encourages Governments to enact such measures; 4. (...) Acknowledges the importance of civil society organizations for the promotion of volunteerism, and in that respect recognizes that strengthening the dialogue and interaction between civil society and the United Nations contributes to the expansion of volunteerism; 7.
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Score: 727644.34 - https://www.unv.org/sites/defa...t/files/A%20RES%2063%20153.pdf
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States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to an adequate standard of living for themselves and their families, including adequate food, clothing and housing, and to the continuous improvement of living conditions, and shall take appropriate steps to safeguard and promote the realization of this right without discrimination on the basis of disability. 2. States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to social protection and to the enjoyment of that right without discrimination on the basis of disability, and shall take appropriate steps to safeguard and promote the realization of this right, including measures: a) To ensure equal access by persons with disabilities to clean water services, and to ensure access to appropriate and affordable services, devices and other assistance for disability-related needs; b) To ensure access by persons with disabilities, in particular women and girls with disabilities and older persons with disabilities, to social protection programmes and poverty reduction programmes; c) To ensure access by persons with disabilities and their families living in situations of poverty to assistance from the State with disability-related expenses, including adequate training, counselling, financial assistance and respite care; d) To ensure access by persons with disabilities to public housing programmes; e) To ensure equal access by persons with disabilities to retirement benefits and programmes.   Next: Article 29 – Participation in political and public life List of Articles   The CRPD CRPD Homepage Conference of States Parties to the CRPD Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ratifications and Signatures of the CRPD and Optional Protocol Map of Signatures and Ratifications Status of Ratification Interactive Dashboard Monitoring of Implementation Civil Society Convention in Brief Timeline of Convention Events Frequently Asked Questions on the Convention Negotiation Archives   Issues Accessibility Data and Statistics Inequality Mental Health and Development Poverty Natural Disasters Urban Development Women and Girls More Issues Resources General Assembly Economic and Social Council Commission for Social Development Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD Sustainable Development Goals International Day of Persons with Disabilities UN Voluntary Fund on Disability Quick links International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Disability & the SDGs Disability & urban development Monitoring & Evaluation Disability-inclusive humanitarian action Toolkit on Disability for Africa ISSUES IN FOCUS News UN Enable Newsletter UNSDN News on Disability DESA News DSPD News ECOSOC News UN News Centre Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube   United Nations Copyright Fraud Alert Privacy Notice Site Index Terms of Use
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Score: 727366.9 - https://www.un.org/development...ing-and-social-protection.html
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The Programme of Action also recognized the perspectives and needs of special population groups, in particular children and youth, persons with disabilities, older persons and indigenous peoples, and called on Governments to meet the special needs of these groups regarding employment, housing, health care, including reproductive health services, education, participation in the political process, economic and social security and land tenure. (...) At the same time, the Commission has recognized the challenges of extending social support mechanisms to the growing number of older persons, particularly those whose minimal literacy and numeracy limits their ability to earn a living and to enjoy long, healthy and fulfilling lives. (...) Recent resolutions have also recognized the special needs of adolescents and youth affected by HIV/AIDS and those in situations of armed conflict, natural disaster or humanitarian emergency, as well as those affected by violence, including gender-based violence and sexual violence, trafficking in persons, and criminal activities
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Score: 727341.6 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...m/Volume%20I/i_Chapter%204.pdf
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The World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons states that the consequences of deficiencies and disablement are particularly serious for women. (...) The  Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities recognizes that women and girls with disabilities are often at greater risk, both within and outside the home, of violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation (see footnote 6 ).   (...) United Nations Enable “ Factsheet on persons with disabilities ” Footnote 4. World Bank webpage on Reproductive Health and Disability Footnote 5.
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Score: 726744.43 - https://www.un.org/development...d-girls-with-disabilities.html
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The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity (UNESCO UDCD) has summarized in article 5 the major universal human rights related to the use of languages, which have been recognized in the international bill of human rights in addition to the prohibition of discrimination on the ground of language; these entitlements include: -The right of all persons to express themselves and to create and disseminate their work in the language of their choice, and particularly in their mother tongue (UDHR, article 27; ICCPR, article 27; ICESCR, article 15) -The right of all persons to be entitled to quality education and training that fully respect their cultural identity (UDHR, article 26; ICESCR, article 25) -The right of all persons to participate in the cultural life of their choice and conduct their own cultural practices, subject to respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. (...) The right to use one's own language has been recognized in article 27 of the ICCPR which states: “In those States in which ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities exist, persons belonging to such minorities shall not be denied the right, in community with the other members of their group, to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practise their own religion, or to use their own language.” (...) See Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities, articles 2.1 and 4.1.
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Score: 726462.7 - https://www.un.org/esa/socdev/...fii/documents/EGM_IL_OHCHR.doc
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The system is meant to identify and formally recognize persons who are currently stateless. Normally, after a stateless person submits an application, he/she sits through a personal interview. (...) Are there any procedures that recognize stateless persons or grant nationality in Japan? The Japanese legal system does not provide a definition of statelessness, nor does a dedicated statelessness determination system aimed at protecting stateless persons by recognizing their status currently exist per se.
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Score: 725919.7 - https://www.unhcr.org/jp/wp-co...elessness_UNHCR-Japan_2112.pdf
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Therefore, all population and development policies should have the human person as their end. The World Youth Alliance recognizes that all human beings have intrinsic dignity, and that the authentic development of society can occur only in a culture that fosters integral human development - characterized by physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional growth- in a climate of respect for the human person and the family. (...) Civil society, governments, and international institutions can play an important role in the development of human capital by creating supportive environments in which families thrive. Mr. Chair, Person-centred development recognizes that human beings have inherent worth that is not dependent on a particular time, place or situation in society. The freedom proper to the human person cannot be compromised for economic goals, no matter how laudable.
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Score: 557924 - https://www.un.org/development...s/undesa_pd_2011_cpd44_wya.pdf
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